Faculty Honored at College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty Excellence Awards

Lynna Chu and Daniel Nordman with their awards.Lynna Chu, assistant professor, and Daniel Nordman, professor and Dale G. Grosvenor Chair, were recognized for their outstanding contributions to teaching and scholarship at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty Excellence Awards Ceremony held on Monday, February 19.

Chu was awarded the Cassling Family Faculty Award for Early Achievement in Teaching. Additionally, she recieved the ISU Award for Early Achievement in Teaching, further highlighting her remarkable impact on the academic community at Iowa State University. This award recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated outstanding teaching performance early in their professional careers and acknowledges their exceptional contributions to teaching and learning.

Nordman has been named Dale D. Grosvenor Chair in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University. This chair was established through the generosity of the late Dr. Dale D. Grosvenor, a former ISU faculty member who received a Ph.D. in Statistics from Iowa State and served as a faculty member in the Department of Statistics, the ISU Computation Center, and the Department of Computer Science. Professor Nordman began a three-year appointment as the Grosvenor Chair on July 1, 2023.

Both Chu and Nordman exemplify the spirit of academic excellence and innovation that defines the Department of Statistics at Iowa State University. Their dedication to teaching and scholarship serves as an inspiration to students and colleagues alike, further enriching the vibrant academic community within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Congratulations to Lynna Chu and Daniel Nordman on their well-deserved accolades.